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MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA)

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MFA Financial, Inc.

350 Park Avenue
20th Floor
New York, NY 10022
United States

IndustryREIT - Diversified
Full Time Employees50

Key Executives

Mr. Craig L. KnutsonPres, CEO & Director2.48MN/A58
Mr. Stephen D. YaradChief Financial Officer710.6kN/A47
Mr. Gudmundur KristjanssonSr. VP864.21kN/A37
Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFASr. VP885.21kN/A33
Ms. Kathleen A. HanrahanChief Accounting Officer and Sr. VPN/AN/A51
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


MFA Financial, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including agency and non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), residential whole loans, and credit risk transfer securities. Its MBS are secured by hybrid mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages, and 15 year and longer-term fixed rate mortgages, as well as by mortgages that have interest rates that reset more frequently. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. MFA Financial, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate Governance

MFA Financial, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.